Hotline: 1800 102 2007
Hotline: 1800 102 2007
Apr, 07 2020

National Health Authority partners with Uber to provide dedicated transport service to COVID-19 healthcare workers

Uber will initially facilitate the provision of 150 cars free of cost to support medical facilities in New Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj and Patna through its recently launched UberMedic service.

By News Editor
National Health Authority partners with Uber to provide dedicated transport service to COVID-19 healthcare workers

The National Health Authority has announced its partnership with Uber India to provide safe, reliable and efficient transport for India’s frontline healthcare workers engaged in the treatment of COVID-19 patients.

Uber will initially facilitate the provision of 150 cars free of cost to support medical facilities in New Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Prayagraj and Patna through its recently launched UberMedic service. All UberMedic cars supplied to NHA will be equipped with roof-to-floor plastic sheeting enclosing the driver’s seat, thereby acting as a protective barrier between the rider and driver.

The pilot scheme meets the Prime Minister’s goal of practicing social distancing even within the confines of an UberMedic car. Additionally, each UberMedic car will be disinfected after every ride to ensure the highest possible safety and hygiene standards in line with government guidelines.

Dr. Indu Bhushan, CEO, Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) and National Health Authority, said, “The partnership with Uber in this hour of need is a much-needed initiative to extend necessary support to the healthcare workers who are leading this fight against COVID-19. Limited mobility options had made it difficult for frontline workers to travel to their workplaces which are the hospital. This initiative will further strengthen India’s response to contain the spread of COVID-19.”

Pradeep Parameswaran, President, Uber India and South Asia, stated, “Uber is proud to partner with the National Health Authority to offer free UberMedic rides to transport frontline healthcare workers in specific locations for helping contain the spread of COVID-19. All drivers will be specially trained in safety procedures and provided with personal protective equipment including masks, sanitizers and disinfectants to sanitize UberMedic cars after each ride. Uber salutes all our frontline healthcare workers and will continue supporting them and the government in the days and weeks ahead.”

sharebtn
Comment
user
email
mobile
address
star
Related opportunities
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About Us: South Indian Food has earned much fame across the..
    Locations looking for expansion Gujarat
    Establishment year 2018
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 1500
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Ahmedabad Gujarat
  • Others Food Service
    About Us: “ChickyWok”, a Food Brand name and styled incorporated under..
    Locations looking for expansion Manama
    Establishment year 2015
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 30lac - 50lac
    Space required 450
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Manama Manama
  • Fine Dine Restaurants
    About Us: New-Age & Innovative Resto-Café with Robo Waiters Indian Swag was..
    Locations looking for expansion Gujarat
    Establishment year 2018
    Franchising Launch Date 2019
    Investment size Rs. 50lac - 1 Cr.
    Space required 300
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit
    Headquater Ahmedabad Gujarat
  • Quick Service Restaurants
    About Us: Chatkaraa By Have A Dream Food, which aims at..
    Locations looking for expansion Madhya pradesh
    Establishment year 2018
    Franchising Launch Date 2018
    Investment size Rs. 5lac - 10lac
    Space required 200
    Franchise Outlets -NA-
    Franchise Type Unit, Multiunit
    Headquater Indore Madhya pradesh
Insta-Subscribe to
Entrepreneur
Magazine
sme-80x109
For hassle free instant subscription, just give your number and email id and our customer care agent will get in touch with you
email
mobile
OR Click here to Subscribe Online
Daily Updates
Submit your email address to receive the latest updates on news & host of opportunities